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Press Release: Climate Week Announcement: Colleges Pledge...

CLIMATE WEEK ANNOUNCEMENT: COLLEGES PLEDGE SUSTAINABLE RETIREMENT PLANS FOR FACULTY & EMPLOYEES Arizona State, Lewis & Clark, Chatham University Among Colleges Endowments Committing to Sustainable Retirement Plan Options with Renewed Focus on Climate and Social Justice

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Investors Push Back on Anti-ESG Political Attacks

Over the past few months, there has been a concerted effort amongst political forces attempting to discredit the use of environmental, social and governance (ESG) information in the investment process via a media campaign and state laws that ban certain investment management firms that have been vocal about the (financial and societal) value of considering issues like climate change and diversity, equity and inclusion in the investment process. The idea of limiting the kinds of data investors can use when making investment decisions is absurd, and these deliberate attempts to do so are dangerous for those who have entrusted the stewardship of their capital to investors that may be hamstrung by these laws.  There have been many excellent responses to...

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New Report: Warren Wilson College Announces 80% Success R...

We're excited to share our newest resource: Warren Wilson College: Impacting How Companies Do Business! This briefing paper details how Warren Wilson College has influenced companies’ actions to compel real, positive change in corporate policies and practices.

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How Can Private Impact Investments Help Address the Curre...

IEN Member iSelect Fund Management explores the influence impact investments can have over the looming food crisis through the private companies they invest in.

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ValuesAdvisor & IEN: Connecting Endowments With Qualified...

It's quite challenging to find trusted financial professionals when working to align your values. IEN's recent partnership with ValuesAdvisor, a vetted database of values-aligned financial professionals aim to make it easy for endowments to find trusted financial professionals to help them achieve their sustainability goals.

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Shipping Industry Launches the Blue Sky Maritime Coalitio...

Leaders in the global shipping industry have launched the Blue Sky Maritime Coalition to accelerate the transition of shipping industry toward net-zero GHG emissions and address global climate change. Purus Marine, established by IEN member EnTrust Global, is one of the founding members of the coalition.

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2021 Network Impact Report

Take a look back at what the Intentional Endowments Network accomplished last year through the 2021 IEN Impact Report. While we grapple with global challenges, the endowment community continues to advance sustainable investment practices and strategies.

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V-Square Quantitative Management Releases Their ESG Trend...

V-Square Quantitative Management, a member of the Intentional Endowments Network, has released their ESG Trends to Watch in 2022 report.  

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Arizona State University Releases Their Inaugural Sustain...

Arizona State University (ASU) became a founding member of the Intentional Endowments Network in 2016, though their sustainability journey began in 2006 with the founding of the School of Sustainability. Throughout the following years, ASU has been at the forefront of finding sustainability solutions. In their progress to align investment practices with their mission, they have developed sustainable investing policies, developed a carbon and ESG report for committee monitoring, and achieved Scope 1 and Scope 2 carbon neutrality, among many other accomplishments. In January of 2022, ASU released their inaugural report sharing an update on their sustainable investing efforts.

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Participating Teams in the 2022 Corporate Engagement Comp...

12 University Teams to Compete for Top Honors in Sustainable Investing, ESG Shareholder Advocacy Competition   Undergraduate and graduate students from Arizona State University, Bard College, Central Washington University, New York University: Stern School of Business, Presidio Graduate School, Ryerson University, University of California Berkeley: Haas School of Business, University of California Los Angeles: Anderson School of Management, University of Chicago: Booth School of Business, University of Minnesota, Virginia Wesleyan University, and Yale University to compete on climate change, racial justice, and other top environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues.

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Participating Teams in the 2022 Corporate Engagement Comp...

12 University Teams to Compete for Top Honors in Sustainable Investing, ESG Shareholder Advocacy Competition   Undergraduate and graduate students from Arizona State University, Bard College, Central Washington University, New York University: Stern School of Business, Presidio Graduate School, Ryerson University, University of California Berkeley: Haas School of Business, University of California Los Angeles: Anderson School of Management, University of Chicago: Booth School of Business, University of Minnesota, Virginia Wesleyan University, and Yale University to compete on climate change, racial justice, and other top environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues.

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Arizona State University Releases Their Inaugural Sustain...

Arizona State University (ASU) became a founding member of the Intentional Endowments Network in 2016, though their sustainability journey began in 2006 with the founding of the School of Sustainability. Throughout the following years, ASU has been at the forefront of finding sustainability solutions. In their progress to align investment practices with their mission, they have developed sustainable investing policies, developed a carbon and ESG report for committee monitoring, and achieved Scope 1 and Scope 2 carbon neutrality, among many other accomplishments. In January of 2022, ASU released their inaugural report sharing an update on their sustainable investing efforts.

Read More


V-Square Quantitative Management Releases Their ESG Trend...

V-Square Quantitative Management, a member of the Intentional Endowments Network, has released their ESG Trends to Watch in 2022 report.  

Read More


2021 Network Impact Report

Take a look back at what the Intentional Endowments Network accomplished last year through the 2021 IEN Impact Report. While we grapple with global challenges, the endowment community continues to advance sustainable investment practices and strategies.

Read More


Shipping Industry Launches the Blue Sky Maritime Coalitio...

Leaders in the global shipping industry have launched the Blue Sky Maritime Coalition to accelerate the transition of shipping industry toward net-zero GHG emissions and address global climate change. Purus Marine, established by IEN member EnTrust Global, is one of the founding members of the coalition.

Read More


ValuesAdvisor & IEN: Connecting Endowments With Qualified...

It's quite challenging to find trusted financial professionals when working to align your values. IEN's recent partnership with ValuesAdvisor, a vetted database of values-aligned financial professionals aim to make it easy for endowments to find trusted financial professionals to help them achieve their sustainability goals.

Read More


How Can Private Impact Investments Help Address the Curre...

IEN Member iSelect Fund Management explores the influence impact investments can have over the looming food crisis through the private companies they invest in.

Read More


New Report: Warren Wilson College Announces 80% Success R...

We're excited to share our newest resource: Warren Wilson College: Impacting How Companies Do Business! This briefing paper details how Warren Wilson College has influenced companies’ actions to compel real, positive change in corporate policies and practices.

Read More


Investors Push Back on Anti-ESG Political Attacks

Over the past few months, there has been a concerted effort amongst political forces attempting to discredit the use of environmental, social and governance (ESG) information in the investment process via a media campaign and state laws that ban certain investment management firms that have been vocal about the (financial and societal) value of considering issues like climate change and diversity, equity and inclusion in the investment process. The idea of limiting the kinds of data investors can use when making investment decisions is absurd, and these deliberate attempts to do so are dangerous for those who have entrusted the stewardship of their capital to investors that may be hamstrung by these laws.  There have been many excellent responses to...

Read More


Press Release: Climate Week Announcement: Colleges Pledge...

CLIMATE WEEK ANNOUNCEMENT: COLLEGES PLEDGE SUSTAINABLE RETIREMENT PLANS FOR FACULTY & EMPLOYEES Arizona State, Lewis & Clark, Chatham University Among Colleges Endowments Committing to Sustainable Retirement Plan Options with Renewed Focus on Climate and Social Justice

Read More


2021 Network Impact Report

Take a look back at what the Intentional Endowments Network accomplished last year through the 2021 IEN Impact Report. While we grapple with global challenges, the endowment community continues to advance sustainable investment practices and strategies.

Read More


Arizona State University Releases Their Inaugural Sustain...

Arizona State University (ASU) became a founding member of the Intentional Endowments Network in 2016, though their sustainability journey began in 2006 with the founding of the School of Sustainability. Throughout the following years, ASU has been at the forefront of finding sustainability solutions. In their progress to align investment practices with their mission, they have developed sustainable investing policies, developed a carbon and ESG report for committee monitoring, and achieved Scope 1 and Scope 2 carbon neutrality, among many other accomplishments. In January of 2022, ASU released their inaugural report sharing an update on their sustainable investing efforts.

Read More


How Can Private Impact Investments Help Address the Curre...

IEN Member iSelect Fund Management explores the influence impact investments can have over the looming food crisis through the private companies they invest in.

Read More


Investors Push Back on Anti-ESG Political Attacks

Over the past few months, there has been a concerted effort amongst political forces attempting to discredit the use of environmental, social and governance (ESG) information in the investment process via a media campaign and state laws that ban certain investment management firms that have been vocal about the (financial and societal) value of considering issues like climate change and diversity, equity and inclusion in the investment process. The idea of limiting the kinds of data investors can use when making investment decisions is absurd, and these deliberate attempts to do so are dangerous for those who have entrusted the stewardship of their capital to investors that may be hamstrung by these laws.  There have been many excellent responses to...

Read More


New Report: Warren Wilson College Announces 80% Success R...

We're excited to share our newest resource: Warren Wilson College: Impacting How Companies Do Business! This briefing paper details how Warren Wilson College has influenced companies’ actions to compel real, positive change in corporate policies and practices.

Read More


Participating Teams in the 2022 Corporate Engagement Comp...

12 University Teams to Compete for Top Honors in Sustainable Investing, ESG Shareholder Advocacy Competition   Undergraduate and graduate students from Arizona State University, Bard College, Central Washington University, New York University: Stern School of Business, Presidio Graduate School, Ryerson University, University of California Berkeley: Haas School of Business, University of California Los Angeles: Anderson School of Management, University of Chicago: Booth School of Business, University of Minnesota, Virginia Wesleyan University, and Yale University to compete on climate change, racial justice, and other top environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues.

Read More


Press Release: Climate Week Announcement: Colleges Pledge...

CLIMATE WEEK ANNOUNCEMENT: COLLEGES PLEDGE SUSTAINABLE RETIREMENT PLANS FOR FACULTY & EMPLOYEES Arizona State, Lewis & Clark, Chatham University Among Colleges Endowments Committing to Sustainable Retirement Plan Options with Renewed Focus on Climate and Social Justice

Read More


Shipping Industry Launches the Blue Sky Maritime Coalitio...

Leaders in the global shipping industry have launched the Blue Sky Maritime Coalition to accelerate the transition of shipping industry toward net-zero GHG emissions and address global climate change. Purus Marine, established by IEN member EnTrust Global, is one of the founding members of the coalition.

Read More


V-Square Quantitative Management Releases Their ESG Trend...

V-Square Quantitative Management, a member of the Intentional Endowments Network, has released their ESG Trends to Watch in 2022 report.  

Read More


ValuesAdvisor & IEN: Connecting Endowments With Qualified...

It's quite challenging to find trusted financial professionals when working to align your values. IEN's recent partnership with ValuesAdvisor, a vetted database of values-aligned financial professionals aim to make it easy for endowments to find trusted financial professionals to help them achieve their sustainability goals.

Read More


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